Federal appeals court says schools cant’t discpline teens for offsite offenses

    Two Pennsylvania teenagers can’t be disciplined at school for the phony MySpace profiles they made of their principals.

    The majority of judges in the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court ruled the teens, from school districts in eastern and western Pennsylvania, are protected under previous Supreme Court case law, as the Associated Press reports.

    The teens were charged with using the social networking site MySpace to create profiles of their principals, but did not create the profiles while they were in the school buildings.

    You can read about the two separate cases here and here.

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